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Byte Magazine Volume 05 Number 08 - The Forth Language


Published August 1980
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Foreground
p.22 A BUILD-IT-YOURSELF MODEM FOR UNDER $50
[author Steve Ciarcia]
This originate-only modem will allow you to get started in intercomputer communication with minimal expense.
p.58 THE HARD-DISK EXPLOSION: HIGH-POWERED MASS STORAGE FOR YOUR PERSONAL COMPUTER
[author Tom Manuel]
Thanks to new hard-disk technology, personal computer users can add millions of bytes of mass storage to their systems at a reasonable cost.
p.100 WHAT IS FORTH? A TUTORIAL INTRODUCTION
[author John S James]
Here is an overview of FORTH that lays the foundation for the other theme articles in this BYTE.
p.150 BREAKFORTH INTO FORTH
[author A Richard Miller and Jill Miller]
If you can't imagine any personal use for FORTH, can you imagine a 96-line program that plays a fast, animated game with sound on the TRS-80?
p.164 FORTH EXTENSIBILITY: OR HOW TO WRITE A COMPILER IN TWENTY-FIVE WORDS OR LESS
[author Kim Harris]
This tutorial explains the capability for defining new families of FORTH words.
p.210 CONSTRUCTION OF A FOURTH-GENERATION VIDEO TERMINAL, PART 1
[author Theron Wierenga]
Part 1 of this article presents a new design using the 8275 controller and a dedicated Z80 microprocessor.
Background
p.76 THE EVOLUTION OF FORTH, AN UNUSUAL LANGUAGE
[author Charles H Moore]
The inventor of the language recalls its design and how it evolved over a 10-year period.
p.198 KHACHIYAN'S ALGORITHM, PART 1: A NEW SOLUTION TO LINEAR PROGRAMMING PROBLEMS
[author G C Berresford, A M Rockett, and J C Stevenson]
Now you can study the algorithm that promised to revolutionize linear programming.

Nucleus
p.6 Editorial: Threads of a FORTH Tapestry
p.14 Letters
p.40 Product Review: The Ohio Scientific CA-15 Universal Telephone Interface
p.46 Product Review: The Heath H-89 Computer
p.72 Programming Quickies: Self-Reproducing Programs
p.94 BYTEL1NES
p.98 Selected FORTH Vendors
p.196 A FORTH Glossary
p.226 Clubs and Newsletters
p.230 Event Queue
p.234 Ask BYTE
p.248 Whats New?
p.302 Unclassified Ads
p.303 BOMB, BOMB Results
p.304 Reader Service


Year 1980
Language English
Collection byte-magazine; computermagazines


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